What is DICOM Image Format & Why is It Important in Radiology?

DICOM Image Format is an international standard to transmit, store, retrieve, print, process, and display medical imaging information. DICOM allows transmitting medical imaging data to devices like scanners, servers, workstations, printers, network hardware, and PACS. Before DICOM, radiologists relied on two-dimensional film scans and physically stored them inside film jackets. Technology advancements in this realm […]